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Petrels tracked across the Oceans

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Staff at British Antarctic Survey (BAS) are following the journeys of White-chinned Petrel fledglings as they make their first journeys over the South Atlantic Ocean in search of food. The birds have been fitted with small satellite transmitters and the location data are processed at BAS' head office in Cambridge, UK. The devices were attached just before the chicks fledged on Bird Island, South Georgia, in early April.


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